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As a major European association dedicated to pursuing excellence in liver research and in providing education to all those interested in hepatology, EASL also promotes research and education through the sharing of research findings in hepatology. To mitigate the difficulties faced by researchers in our field, the EASL Governing Board created the EASL Registry Data Collection Grant.

Funding provided by EASL is intended to help consortia groups dedicated to data gathering with specific focus on liver disease. A total of €100,000 will be awarded to support one or more consortia groups.

Testimonials from registry grants awardees

Application evaluation

  • Applications are reviewed by the EASL Scientific Committee
  • Applicants are notified by mid-March the following year
  • Successful applicants are requested to attend the International Liver Congress™, during which awardees are announced
  • The funded registry project should begin by June of the awarded year


  • Applications should be made in English
  • The applicant must be a registered EASL member
  • The principal applicant should hold a permanent position within their institution
  • The principal applicant should be working in a European institution
  • There is no restriction on the principal applicant’s age or nationality
  • There is no restriction on resubmitted applications
  • There is no restriction on renewal applications
  • In order to process applications, EASL will need to process the applicant’s personal data as provided in the application dossier. The applicant gives their consent to such control and processing of their personal data. EASL will handle the applicant’s personal data in accordance with all applicable legislation for the purpose of reviewing the candidate’s suitability for the Registry Grant.


Head of the Consortium

Project title

Country of residence

Dr Jordi Rimola

Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma International Network


Dr Rohini Sharma

Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Cancer Registry

United Kingdom

Dr Thomas Marjot & Dr Ellie Barnes

COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy and Immunogenicity in Patients with Liver Disease and Transplantation (COVID-Hep 2.0)

United Kingdom

Dr. Palak Trivedi

Checkpoint-inhibitor induced liver injury: The CHILI registry

United Kingdom

Prof. Juan Carlos Garcia Pagan

EUROTIPS project: the European Registry of patients treated with TIPS following a standardized, state of the art, pre, peri and post procedural approach


Dr. Jesús María Banales

European Cholangiocarcinoma (E-CCA) Registry


Prof. Valérie McLin

International Registry of Congenital Portosystemic Shunts


Prof. Valerio Nobili

The European Paediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Registry (EU-PNAFLD)


Dr. Cyriel Ponsioen

International PSC Registry

The Netherlands

Prof. Christian Trautwein

Registry on Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency-Related Disease


Prof. Michael Heneghan

European Registry for Liver Disease in Pregnancy

United Kingdom

Deirdre Anne Kelly

Long Term Graft Outcome

Ken Simpson

European Study of the Epidemiology, Management, and Outcome of Acute Liver Failure (EMO-ALF Study)

United Kingdom

Jesus M. Banales

European Registry Data Collection on Cholangiocarcinoma


Philippe Mathurin

Study of Alcohol-Related Liver Disease in Europe (SALVE)


Dr Aurélie Plessier

European Registry for Vascular Disorders of the Liver: The VALDIREG Project


Prof.Christoph Schramm

AID-LIVERNET Registry – Registry for the European Reference Network in Autoimmune Liver Disease


Prof. Ellie Barnes

A European Repository of Patients with IGG4 Related Disease

United Kingdom

Dr Heinz Zoller

Non-HFE Hemochromatosis Registry


Dr Quentin Mark Anstee

The European NAFLD Registry

United Kingdom

Prof. Joost PH Drenth

Polycystic liver disease (PLD) Registry

The Netherlands

Prof. Raoul J. Andrade

Prospective European Drug-Induced Liver Injury Registry (Pro-Euro-DILI Registry)


Prof. Heiner Wedemeyer

Hepatitis Delta International Network


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Application guidelines

  • Applications are submitted online. Please login to the EASL Memberzone, scroll down to “Applications” and select “Grants & Awards” to access the application form.
  • Priority will be given to strong collaborative groups/projects without alternative or prior funding.

Application should include:

1. Registry project summary. Please include the following:

  • Describe the area of hepatology to be addressed, and why it has been selected
  • Outline how the registry project will be set up, including collaborations and recruitment
  • Present the IT system or software to be used to collect, record, and update data
  • Evaluate and justify the length of the project and identify the key milestones
  • Outline the key questions which the registry will answer
  • Explain how the research outputs will be used
  • Outline the stages when the data will be shared with the EASL Governing Board

2. List of partner institutions. Include a detailed description of group/consortia set up to support the project, referring to their relevant track records in the area of interest or similar projects

3. Justification of costs. Outline and justify the costs requested

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